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City Council Meeting Wrap Up for December 5, 2017

 

NOTE: Council Wrap-Ups are a summary of meeting topics and events provided by the City Clerk's Office as a public service.  This wrap-up is not an official record of Council action. The official record is posted by the City Clerk on this website with other meeting documents as soon as possible after the meeting.


AGENDA
CITY OF SANTA MONICA
SPECIAL MEETING
CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
1685 MAIN STREET, ROOM 213
TUESDAY DECEMBER 5, 2017
MEETING BEGINS AT 5:30 PM

 

CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
ROLL CALL

(This is a special City Council meeting.  Public comment is restricted to only items listed on the agenda.)

1.         CLOSED SESSIONS

1.A.     Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation – Litigation has been initiated formally pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1):  Atwood v. City of Santa Monica et al, United States District Court, Central District of California, Western Division, Case Numbers 2:16-cv-04114-PA-AGR

ACTION:  Heard. No reportable action taken.          

1.B.     Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation: Anticipate significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2):  2 cases - 1)1413 Palisades Beach Road; 2) 1405 Palisades Beach Road

ACTION:  Heard. No reportable action taken.

(Please note that Agenda Items may be reordered during the Council meeting at the discretion of the City Council.)

THE FOLLOWING IS THE ORDER OF BUSINESS FOR ITEMS TO BE HEARD NO EARLIER THAN 6:30 P.M.

2.         SPECIAL AGENDA ITEMS

2.A.     City Manager's Report: Tis the Season to Buy Local - A Report on Initiatives of the Buy Local SM Committee

ACTION:  Presented.

3.         CONSENT CALENDAR
(All items will be considered and approved in one motion unless removed by a Councilmember for discussion.) 

3.A.     Agreement for Third Street Promenade Fountain Enhancements

Recommended Action

Staff recommends that the City Council:

  1. Award RFP# SP2491 to Concept Consultant, Inc., a California-based company, for maintenance and enhancements to the medians and fountains on the Third Street Promenade;
  2. Authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute an agreement with Concept Consultant, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $400,000 over a one-year period (including a $24,000 contingency).

ACTION:  Approved.

3.B.     Annual Report on Low- and Moderate-Income Housing Asset Fund

Recommended Action

Staff recommends that the City Council:

  1. Receive the Annual Report on the Low- and Moderate-Income Housing Asset Fund for Fiscal Year 2016-17 and authorize staff to post the report on the City's website by December 31, 2017; and
  2. Direct staff to present the independent audit of the Low- and Moderate-Income Housing Asset Fund to the Council upon completion of the independent audit of the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and authorize staff to post the results of the audit on the City's website after presentation to City Council.

ACTION:  Approved.

 

3.C.     Modification of Agreement with Compulink Management Center, Inc., dba Laserfiche, to Add Products and Services

Recommended Action

Staff recommends that the City Council authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute first modifications to the software license agreement #9789 in the amount of $381,000 and the software maintenance and support agreement in the amount of $226,311 for an aggregate of $607,311 with Compulink Management Center, Inc., dba Laserfiche, a California -based company, in order to add software and services to support Police mobile functionality and enhanced digitization of paper documents. This will result in additional perpetual software licenses, with an extended 10 year maintenance agreement, with a new total amount not to exceed $767,292, with future year funding contingent on Council budget approval.

ACTION:  Approved.

3.D.     Second Modification to Professional Services Agreement with Dudek for Development of the Local Coastal Program Update Land Use Plan

Recommended Action

Staff recommends that the City Council authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a second modification to Contract No. 10212 (CCS) in the amount of $13,028 with Dudek, a California-based company, for professional services related to development of the Local Coastal Program Land Use Plan Update and extend the expiration date through November 2018. This will result in a three-year, amended agreement with a new total amount not to exceed $137,028. The remainder of the professional services to be paid through this contract are fully-funded by a Planning Grant from the California Coastal Commission.

ACTION:  Approved.

3.E.     License Modification for Seasonal Ice Skating Rink

Recommended Action

Staff recommends that the City Council authorize the City Manager to execute a second modification to the license agreement with Downtown Santa Monica Inc., a California-based Corporation, to allow the sale of prepared food in operation of a seasonal ice rink on City property between the months of October and February.

ACTION:  Approved.

6.         ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS

6.A.     Appeal 17ENT-0186 of the Planning Commission’s approval of Conditional Use Permit 17ENT-0075, Variance 17ENT-0147, and Fence/Wall Modification 17ENT-0148 permitting the establishment of a Child Care and Early Education Facility for up to 20 children at 2953 Delaware Avenue

Recommended Action

Staff recommends that the City Council deny the appeal and uphold the Planning Commission’s approval by taking the following actions:

  1. Approve Conditional Use Permit 17ENT-0075
  2. Approve Variance 17ENT-0147
  3. Approve Fence Modification 17ENT-0148
  4. Adopt the Statement of Official Action, pursuant to the draft findings and conditions.

ACTION:  This item was continued to January 23, 2018.

7.         ORDINANCES

(Public comment is permitted on ordinances for introduction and first reading.  No public discussion is permitted on ordinances for second reading and adoption.)

7.A.     Introduction and First Reading of an Ordinance to Amend the Zoning Ordinance Making Changes, Corrections, and Clarifications to the Zoning Ordinance  Related to Policy Issues That Have Arisen Since the Adoption of the Zoning Ordinance Through Its Implementation

Recommended Action

Staff recommends that the City Council introduce for first reading an ordinance amending the City’s Zoning Ordinance making changes, corrections, and clarifications to Sections 9.26 Landscaping, 9.28 Parking, Loading and Circulation, 9.31 Standards for Specific Uses and Activities, 9.39 Administrative Approval, 9.48 Enforcement Procedures, and 9.51 Use Classifications, related to policy issues that have arisen since the adoption of the Zoning Ordinance through its implementation.

ACTION:  Introduced and held first reading.

7.B.     Introduction for First Reading of an Interim Ordinance Extending Interim Ordinance 2557 (CCS) Making Necessary Interim Changes to the Zoning Ordinance to Authorize Medicinal Cannabis Retailers and Medicinal Cannabis Light Manufacturing Within Certain Zoning Districts

Recommended Action

Staff recommends that the City Council introduce for first reading an ordinance extending Interim Ordinance 2557 (CCS) to April 20, 2020.

ACTION:  Introduced and held first reading.

7.C.     Introduction and first reading of an ordinance to Join Los Angeles Community Choice Energy (LACCE), Appoint a Director and Alternate to LACCE Board, and Request Regular Updates From Staff

Recommended Action

Staff recommends that the City Council:

  1. Introduce for first reading the attached ordinance (Attachment A) approving the Los Angeles Community Choice Energy Joint Powers Agreement (Attachment D).
  2. Authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute the necessary documents to join the Los Angeles Community Choice Energy (LACCE) program.
  3. Designate one representative and two alternates to serve as a director of the Board of the Los Angeles Community Choice Energy.
  4. Direct staff to provide regular updates to Council on the most recent developments and provide recommendations on future action.

ACTION:  Introduced and held first reading. Appointed Councilmember McKeown as the director, with Councilmember O’Connor and David Pettit as the two alternates.

8.         STAFF ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS

8.A.     Strategy for Long-Term Economic Sustainability

Recommended Action

Staff recommends that Council review, consider, and provide direction regarding the process to develop the scope of the City’s long-term economic sustainability strategy.

ACTION:  Approved.

 

ADJOURNMENT at 8:22p.m., in memory of Mallory Smith.

 

 

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